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Some Tech Things For The August 21st 2017 Solar Eclipse

So I went with my family up to Oregon for the total solar eclipse on August 21st, 2017. We stayed in Lincoln City, OR and had a long drive up and down… but that’s really interesting from a tech/maker perspective. What is potentially interesting is what little things I did and brought along for the experience. Shot of Totality Eclipse Video of the totality event Solar Filters… Oops and Mad Dash to Fix! We needed solar filters for our eyes and for our cameras. We had originally bought some cool looking welder’s goggles and a visor for the event thinking that it would be sufficient. We found out a few days before we headed out that apparently, shade #4 and shade #5 were nowhere near enough for protection!…
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